mixtape and Whipup‘s joint venture, we both share our ideas, cool links and general goings on.

Oh my! a bit of craft action has happened here at mixtape headquarters:

Inspired by Nicoles post and my mate Fi’s pattern. I finally sat down last night and started my first foray into this calming craft action! It has been nice to start with these tiny ones.

Vickie Howell’s Crafty Corps
…The primary goal of both the blog and the book is to nurture our wonderful community by telling your stories and elevating the perception of the value of craft, all crafts, amongst society. Being creative, as a hobby or professionally, is a gift and deserves to be celebrated…

Handmade Nation
When is this out on DVD?? Everybody should see this doco, everybody!

Emerging Writers Festival
mixtape has a stall in the atrium at FED SQUARE on Sunday May 31st from 12-5pm. You will able to buy the current issue.

Meaghan is the CUTEST thing ever and her letterpress cards are to die for.

Can’t wait to purchase Gracia’s latest zine
Aunty Cookies latest craft scmaft is totally killing me! I will need the WHOLE alphabet.
Susy Pow has an online zine shop which you can check out here

Justin Townes Earl – Midnight at the Movies
Revolutionary Road
Business as Un-usual, thanks for the recommendation Kelley

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mixtape mashup #9

by kath_red on 25/04/2009

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mixtape and Whipup‘s joint venture, we both share our ideas, cool links and general goings on.
My aim is to post once a week and give you a “round up” of the week that has been. The post will be put up on the mixtape blog and also on the Whipup blog.
What is mixtape? click here to find out

Weekly Giveaway:

Morgan has kindly donated 3 of her divine babushka doll cards. All you need to do is write to me at feedback.mixtapezineAT gmailDOTcom and tell me how you relax!
winner notified in this space next Friday May 1, 2009.

mixtape purchased a badge maker from The Badge Factory, and I have gone into a badge making frenzie. Don’t forget that mixtape is making up ltd edition badge sets of A-Z. Our first set was A FOR Alice In Wonderland and are now brainstorming what we can do for B! Any suggestions?? Please go ahead let me know some good B things!

Ozz Handmade has launched their new website, support Aussie artists.
Craft Gossip and mixtape are holding hands throughout April/May
I never ever get sick of Japanese goodness and I love this site for a good reference point.

mixtape is turning 2 in August. We are going to have a joint birthday with Incube.8r late June. I am currently on the hunt for a Melbourne band to play on the night, any volunteers?

Natalie the owner of my favourite Melbourne stores and mixtape are in discussions for the first issue out in 2010 of mixtapezine! It’s going to be a ripper!


Kristin’s hosting a tutorial mashup. Take one tutorial and combine it with another to make something “new”. She’s given an example and a list of some of her favourite tutorial links. Link.

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